It was a good day in the Supreme Court of Virginia for the holders of big verdicts. The court affirmed seven-figure judgments in four cases with nothing in common other than the size of the awards. In Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner ...Read More »
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Personal injury defendants enjoy the protection of certain caps on damages in Virginia. At times, defendants have been able to invoke that protection sooner, rather than later, by getting trial courts to reduce ad damnum clauses to cap levels before ...Read More »
The plant was built in 1949 but in recent years has become a point of concern as residential development that has crept closer and closer to it. However, the stratagems the city attempted to use to authorize the plant’s removal ...Read More »
A new rack of cases came down from the Supreme Court of Virginia this morning… Among the holdings: The court says that there is no statutory cause of action for personal injury in the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. ...Read More »
Roger Creager, outgoing chair of the amicus curiae committee for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, touted a 75 percent “lifetime win rate” for the association in the 43 appellate cases heard since 1992 in which the VTLA filed a friend-of-the-court ...
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